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Today's Birthdays – May 27, 2011




1818 Amelia Jenks Bloomer suffragette known for her pantaloons 1819 Julia Ward Howe US, author/lecturer (Battle Hymn of the Republic) 1837 “Wild Bill” Hickok [James Butler] cowboy/scout 1871 Georges-Henri Rouault Fr expressionist painter (Miserere et Guerre) 1894 Dashiell Hammett Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon) 1911 Hubert Humphrey (Senator-D-MN) 38th Vice President (1965-69), 1969 Presidential candidate 1911 Vincent Price St Louis MO, actor (House on Haunted Hill, The House of Usher, Pit and the Pendulum, Scream and Scream Again, The Fly) 1919 Kam Fong Honolulu HI, actor (Hawaii Five-0) 1922 Christopher Lee London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles) 1923 Henry Kissinger Secretary of State (1973-77)/Nobel Peace Prize (1973) 1934 Harlan [Jay] Ellison US, sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Doomsman, Babylon 5) 1935 Ramsey Lewis Chicago IL, pop jazz artist (Hang on Sloopy) 1936 Louis Gossett Jr Brooklyn NY, actor (An Officer & a Gentleman, The Deep) 1939 Don Williams Floydada TX, country singer (I Believe in You) 1941 Allan Carr Chicago IL, director (Grease, Happiest Millionaire) 1943 Bruce Weitz Norwalk CT, actor (Hill St Blues, Death of a Centerfold) 1944 Christopher J Dodd (Governor/Senator-D-CT, 1981- ) 1956 Lisa Niemi Houston TX, actress (Dirty Dancing, Will Rodgers Follies) 1961 Cathy Silvers New York NY, actress (Jenny-Happy Days, Foley Square) 1961 Peri Gilpin Waco TX, actor (Roz Doyle-Frasier) 1965 Todd Bridges San Fransisco CA, actor (Diff’rent Strokes, Fish) 1966 Sean Kinney US rock drummer (Alice in Chains-We Die Young)]]]]> ]]>

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